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The Best 17 iPad Digital Storytelling Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The Best 17 iPad Digital Storytelling Apps for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Below is a list of some of the best storytelling apps for your iPad. This is an updated list to the one I have posted almost a year ago. Some of the apps included below are ideal for elementary and secondary, however, regardless of the age group or grade level you are teaching, you will definitely find something that works for your specific teaching and learning environment.

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I've had the pleasure of meeting several of these app developers (either F2 F or virtually) and would highly recommend these apps for learning!

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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology

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"It Takes a Teacher" - A Week Full of Personalized Learning 

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Technology directors: Are you supporting learning or impeding it? - @s_bearden

Technology directors: Are you supporting learning or impeding it? - @s_bearden | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
I was sitting at a table at the FETC conference last week, taking a break between sessions, when I overheard a phone conversation between a teacher and a s
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It is so important that you work with your teachers and support them.  Otherwise, instead of redefining learning, you might be impeding it.

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What is the role of a technology integration specialist?

What is the role of a technology integration specialist? | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
What defines an instructional technologist #annastechtips http://t.co/y2PSMQELhZ

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 18, 9:36 AM

See my job description. ;)

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Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching

Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Teachers care about creating authentic learning experiences, and it’s up to coaches to show how technology can help them do that.
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It's all about the learning - this is why I purposely did not focus on technology tools in my #GTAATL video @shiraleibowitz #edtechcoach

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Rebeckah Winans's curator insight, May 22, 9:45 AM

I think this is key to real coaching otherwise it can miss the mark of focusing on the standards and real learning for students.

 

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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Are You Engaging or Disengaging Your Students?

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Tips and Tools to Help you Better integrate Tec...

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Tips and Tools to Help you Better integrate Technology in Your Instrcution ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Jewish Education Around the World curated by reuvenwerber (Tips and Tools to Help you Better integrate Technology in Your Instrcution...
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Technology Can Never Replace the Teacher

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You have all heard the rumors that technology will be replacing the teacher and that MOOC’s will make it possible to learn anything from home… Well, that just isn’t going to happen and here is why!
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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: My SMART Breakthrough Moment - A Video

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This is a video that I submitted in a contest through SMART Technologies.  Please watch my video and vote for me!  If I am one of the winners, I will be able to attend a six day, all expenses paid professional development summit at SMART Headquarters in Calgary this summer.

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Cool Visual On How Teachers and Students See Social Media ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Cool Visual On How Teachers and Students See Social Media ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it

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The 6 Skills for Researching Online Information...

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"With Internet becoming the number one source of information students flock to when looking for resources and references for their researches, it becomes imperative that we make sure that our students are equipped with the appropriate gear to keep...
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Teachers are Learning Designers

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Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller, inspired by Sir Ken Robinson's metaphor that teachers are like gardeners, reviews the skills teachers need to design fruitful learning conditions: empower yourself, stop blaming students, and revise and reflect.
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What Happens When Students Use Technology Better Than Teachers?

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What Happens When Students Use Technology Better Than Teachers?
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Why Tablets Are Great For Classrooms - Edudemic

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Desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone/smartphone, there sure are a multitude of options when it comes to classroom technology. You may be stuck with one or the other, but if you have a choice, what option will be the best for your students?
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How To Properly Integrate Education Technology - Edudemic

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Organizations will not change until the people within them are ready to change, and those people have differing attitudes towards change. In a one-to-one program, often the resistance isn't towards using technology but instead it's resistance towards change itself.
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Rebeckah Winans's curator insight, May 22, 9:42 AM

Not all districts can go one-to-one.  Isn't there something to be said with another impactful way to use technology with less than 10 devices in a room using small group differentiation? Would be easier to fund.

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Maybe if we can get people to realize that the constant in life is change...the easier it would be.
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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Goog...

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Here are 8 ways to improve your life via Google Drive.
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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Kindergarteners Collaborating? Yes They Can, With SMART amp!

Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Kindergarteners Collaborating? Yes They Can, With SMART amp! | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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In this blog post, I share my experience with piloting SMART amp in a kindergarten classroom using the SMART amp collaborative learning software.

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How To Improve eLearning Course Design Usabilit...

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Asynchronous eLearning is different from traditional classroom studying and requires strong motivation and self-discipline from learners.
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4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How P...

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The 4 Ways Educational Technology Is Changing How People Learn Infographic presents how edtech alters the way we learn.
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A Must Read Google Plus Guide for Schools ~ Edu...

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A Must Read Google Plus Guide for Schools ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Tecnologias educativas (para aprender...
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Rethinking SAMR, TPACK and using technology well | Ditch That Textbook

Rethinking SAMR, TPACK and using technology well | Ditch That Textbook | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
I used to think of using the SAMR and TPACK tech integration models as "climb as high as you can" models. Now I see them differently.

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Great read!  I can totally relate.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 13, 1:45 PM

SAMR and TPACK have popped up in some of the research I am looking at for my dissertation. This article is a straightforward explanation of what they are.

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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Teaching the SMART Way - The Secret to My Success

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Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology: Teach Your Students Technology Skills and They'll Learn Much More

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Educational Technology Development Stages for Kids Infographic

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The Educational Technology Development Stages for Kids Infographic walks you through the educational technology milestones for different development stages.
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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Every year at Hollywood award shows, we see fantastic movies celebrated for their rich storytelling and dynamic performances. Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps f
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Six Straightforward Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology

Six Straightforward Tips to Help Teachers Who Struggle with Technology | Climbing the Ladder of Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Helping teachers get up to speed with technology is always a challenge, some teachers have a difficult time navigating basic computer skills.
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I definitely can relate to this as I am an EdTech coach who is new to my school and I am working with many teachers on all different levels.
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